Thursday, October 7, 2004
W defended the U.S. going into Iraq despite what the WMD report is saying.
"America is safer today with Saddam Hussein in prison"
He also conceded Thursday that Iraq did not have the stockpiles of banned weapons he had warned of before the invasion, saying
"Much of the accumulated body of our intelligence was wrong and we must find out why. The Duelfer report showed that Saddam was systematically gaming the system, using the U.N. oil for food program to try to influence countries and companies in an effort to undermine sanctions. He was doing so with the intent of restarting his weapons program once the world looked away.
He could have passed that knowledge onto our terrorist enemies. Saddam Hussein was a unique threat, a sworn enemy of our country, a state sponsor of terror operating in the world's most volatile region. In the world after Sept. 11, he was a threat we had to confront and America and the world are safer for our actions. There was a risk, a real risk, that Saddam Hussein would pass weapons or materials or information to terrorist networks. In the world after Sept. 11, that was a risk we could not afford to take"
That last line is something Democrats, for some reason, just can't understand or get through their heads. Let me say this. I don't care if Saddam had WMD's or not, even though he did; read my previous post. Bush made the right choice going in and taking him out of power. No one with any common sense could possible think that if given half the chance he wouldn't have used any of those chemicals as a WMD on Israel or America. But I'm just a partisan Republican.

The Only Thing Necessary For Evil To Triumph
Is For Good Men To Do Nothing